Sunset Community Health Center

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Community resource centers—outfitted with everything from medical clinics to employment help—is the goal of community school advocates.  The first community school in Yuma County recently opened at OC Johnson Elementary School.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett reports…

Arizona Ranks 26 On AARP's Long Term Care Scorecard

Aug 30, 2017
Stephanie Sanchez

10,000 people in the U.S. turn 65 every day and more of the nation’s population will live well into their 80s, an age at which there is considerable demand for long term care services.

A new report by the American Association of Retired Persons, measured each state’s capacity to meet these demands.

As KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports, Arizona falls in the middle of the list.

Stephanie Sanchez

The “Silver Tsunami” is a metaphor used to refer to the sharp increase of people in the United States turning 65 years old by 2030.

At a sensitivity workshop put on by a local health center this week, participants learned how to understand some of the common changes that come with aging.

KAWC’s Stephanie Sanchez reports.

The Sunset Community Health Center’s mobile Dental Van visited Crossroads Mission Tuesday, providing dental care for Yuma’s homeless and near-homeless.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett has the story…(originally aired 02/27/14).

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, nicknamed “Obamacare” by some in Congress, has been one of the most controversial pieces of legislation in the past several years, aiming to make health insurance accessible to all Americans.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett looks into how the bill impacts youth between the ages of 18 and 26…